Details and the application form for attending the 2017 Summer Institute in Calgary are now available.
Marie I Kaiser gave a talk, "Explanatory Reduction and Multiple Realization in Biology", at the Third Lisbon International Conference on Philosophy of Science at the Centre for Philosophy of Science of the University of Lisbon (CFCUL) on December 15, 2016.
Marie I. Kaiser received the Offermann-Hergarten Award from the University of Cologne for her book "Reductive Explanation in the Biological Sciences" (2015, Springer)
Marcel Weber has his paper "Which Kind of Causal Specificity Matters Biologically" in Philosophy of Science.
Marcel Weber's paper "On the Incompatibility of Dynamical Biological Mechanisms and Causal Graphs" appeared in Philosophy of Science 83: 959-971.
Marc Ereshefsky receives Insight Grant from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canda (SSHRC) for his project titled "Natural Kinds, Classification, and Scientific Practice". The grant runs from 2016-2020.
Marcel Weber gave a Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science Colloquium talk, "How Objective are Biological Functions", in Minneapolis on December 2, 2016.
Core Team members from Calgary, Geneva, and Minnesota, were in Minneapolis meeting and planning the 2017 Summer Institute in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Stay tuned for information about the 2017 Institute!
Janella Baxter gave a colloquium talk, "What's Really the Matter with Actual Difference Making?", at the Department of Philosophy at Oakland University, Rochester, MI. November 17, 2016